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Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEM

Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEMbriefing on November 21, 2pm-3pm, at the Department will feature theinteractive STEM Opportunity Index produced by the National Math-Science Initiative. The Index is based on the STEM Framework for Success which isa collection of

From Risk to Opportunity: Afterschool Programs Keep Kids Safe

report shows that the peak in juvenile crime on school days occurs between 2-6 p.m. and provides powerful examples of afterschool programs making a positive difference in young peoples lives, and lifts up law enforcement voices who see the influence programs can have in their

The Office of Educational Technology, in partnership with Digital Promise

Ed Tech Spotlights *, reviewed research literature on how technology canenrich STEM learning. They found nine ways that technology can helpstudents engage with these subjects which are highlighted in this newlyreleased report from the U.S. Department of Education InnovationSpotlights: Nine Dimensions for Supporting Powerful STEM

STEM learning Ecosystems

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice* The 68+ STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) met in Cleveland, OH with over 400 in attendance. The SLECoP team members participated in peer to peer learning and top-notch plenary sessions. I was fortunate to present alongside a

New Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grants Support STEM & CS

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos awarded more than $20 million in new funding tosupport innovative teacher preparation models that prepare prospective andnew teachers to serve students in high-need schools. Under the TeacherQuality Partnership (TQP) program, the Department of Education made 31awards totaling $20.1 million. Recipients

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

* “seeks tostrengthen teaching and research about pressing ethical issues; to fostersound norms of ethical reasoning and civic discussion; and to share thework of our community in the public interest. The Center stands at thecore of a well-established movement giving ethics a prominent place in

U.S. Department of Defense

Special Announcement: The following message is sent on behalf of WiCyS andthe 7th National Women in CyberSecurity Conference (WiCyS 2020):Organized by the WiCyS organization, the 7th National Women inCybersecurity conference (WiCyS 2020) will be held on March 12-14, 2020 atDenver (Aurora), CO.Join us for the